As Hagia Sophia converted to mosque, SAT-7 explores Turkey’s Christian legacy – Mission Network News

Turkey (MNN) The Hagia Sophia is now open as a mosque. The ancient Christian church had been used as a museum since 1934, celebrating the cultural diversity of Turkey. The conversion has caused a lot of controversies. Many Christians are saddened by the move, especially as Christian icons in the church are covered up during... Read more

Pope ‘deeply pained’ over Turkey’s decision to turn Hagia Sophia into mosque

The interior of the ancient Christian church of Hagia Sophia, which is to be turned into a mosque.ReutersPope Francis has said he is "deeply pained" by Turkey's decision to convert Hagia Sophia into a mosque.  The Byzantine landmark in Istanbul was built 1,500 years ago as a Christian cathedral and became a mosque after the... Read more